A health commissioner has reported there are now eight suspected cases of Ebola and one confirmed case in the Nigerian city of Lagos - who came into contact with the country's first victim who died.
As it reaches seven months since the Ebola outbreak started we take a look at the timeline of events leading up to the spread of the virus.
More than 100 British personnel are arriving in Sierra Leone to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Here's what else the UK is doing.
A man has been filmed helping an Ebola patient onto a plane without wearing any protective equipment.